What does it really mean when your Optician says metal or plastic? Do you know what your eyeglass frames are made of?
Most “metal” frames are made of a combination of metals, including nickel, monel, cobalt, and beryllium. Most “plastic” frames are actually made of cellulose acetate, which is a combination of cotton and/or wood fibers.
Which material is best for you?
Purchasing a year supply of contacts from Crozet Eye Care benefits patients for several reasons:
As women, we like to look good, but need to keep our eye health a priority when applying makeup. Here are a few tips to ensure eye makeup safety when applying makeup at home or at the cosmetic counter:
I will never forget a patient I had about 7 years ago who almost ran into a wall walking back to the exam room. Patients like to joke about walking into walls or tripping after I dilate them because they can't see, but this patient wasn't kidding. Unfortunately, as I examined him, I discovered that he had late-stage glaucoma and very limited peripheral vision. His eye pressures were very elevated. His last eye exam had been 10 years earlier. All I could do for him at this point was prescribe him temporary glaucoma medications and get him quickly to the glaucoma surgeon before he lost all of his vision.
This is a training video for patients prescribed Brock String Vision Therapy.
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